BR 78 DB | Gauge 1 - Article No. 55037

Digital Mega Starter Set, 230 Volts, with 2 Trains. Passenger Train and Freight Train with a Large Track Layout, Transformer, and a Central Station.

Prototype: German Federal Railroad (DB) class V 60 diesel switch engine and German Federal Railroad (DB) class 78 tank locomotive. Commuter train consisting of 2 type B3yg 761 and AB3yg 756 rebuild cars. Freight train consisting of 1 type OOtz 50 hopper car and 1 type Omm 53 gondola.

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Digital Mega Starter Set, 230 Volts, with 2 Trains. Passenger Train and Freight Train with a Large Track Layout, Transformer, and a Central Station.
Digital Mega Starter Set, 230 Volts, with 2 Trains. Passenger Train and Freight Train with a Large Track Layout, Transformer, and a Central Station.

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Highlights

  • Getting started with 2 trains on a large digital model railroad.
  • High-tech Central Station digital controller for all functions and expansion.
  • Both locomotives come with high-efficiency propulsion and full sound features.
  • Product description

    Model: Both locomotives come with mfx digital decoders, controlled high-efficiency propulsion, and a sound effects generator. They can be operated with AC power, DC power, Märklin Digital, Märklin Delta, or Märklin Systems.

    The diesel locomotive has a body and frame constructed mostly of metal. 3 axles and a jackshaft powered. 2 traction tires. The headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The engineer's cab has interior details, and the doors can be opened. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons.
    Minimum radius for operation 600 mm / 23-5/8".
    Length over the buffers 32.5 cm / 12-13/16".

    The steam locomotive has a heavy metal frame and detailed boiler. The built-in smoke generator and headlights will work in conventional operation and can be controlled digitally. The locomotive has sprung buffers.
    Minimum radius for operation 1,020 mm / 40-3/16".
    Length over the buffers 46.5 cm / 18-5/16".

    The passenger cars both have a 3-axle frame, and the outer axles are controlled by the center wheel set. The cars have doors that can be opened. They have imitation rubber diaphragms at the ends of the cars and roll-down barriers that can be opened and closed. The compartments and restroom have detailed interiors.
    Length over the buffers for each car 41.6 cm / 16-3/8".

    The four-axle hopper car has side hatches that can be opened and closed. It has a brakeman's platform at both ends.
    Length over the buffers 37.0 cm / 14-9/16".

    The 2-axle high side gondola has a standard frame with truss rods.
    Length over the buffers 31.5 cm / 12-3/8".

    Contents: 4 each no. 59033, no. 5903, and no. 5916 straight track. 16 no. 5935 curved track as well as 1 pair of no. 5976 and 5977 turnouts (without the additional adjustment section). 60 VA transformer. Märklin Systems Central Station digital controller. Hardware for electrical connections, track clips, and extensive instructions are included.

  • Publications

    - Product programme 2007/2008 - New items brochure 2007
  • Digital Functions

    Control Unit Mobile Station Mobile Station 2 Central Station 1/2 Central Station 3/2*
    Mobile Station 2**
    Headlight(s)
    Smoke generator
    Steam locomotive op. sounds
    Locomotive whistle
    Direct control
    Sound of coal being shoveled
    Bell
    Letting off Steam
    Sound of squealing brakes off
    Injectors
    Air Pump
    Grate Shaken
    Sound of Couplers Engaging
    Headlight(s)
    Compressor
    Diesel locomotive op. sounds
    Horn
    Direct control
    Whistle for switching maneuver
    Letting off Air
    Sound of Couplers Engaging
    Sound of squealing brakes off

    * New features of the Central Station 2 (Part No. 60213, 60214 or 60215) with the software update 4.2

    ** New features of the Mobile Station 2 (Part No. 60657/66955) with the Software Update 3.55

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Warning

ATTENTION: not for children under 3 years